A funding boost announced yesterday aims to help young people in the islands find work.
A young disabled woman has revealed how she struggled to find any dentist to treat her in the whole of the Shetland Isles.
A 58-year-old man who admitted possessing thousands of indecent images of children has been warned that he is "most likely" facing a custodial sentence.
A 20-year-old who admitted sexually assaulting a minor has been placed on the sex offenders' register prior of sentencing.
A 58-year-old man who used a metal tool to assault another man in Lerwick before dragging him out of a house has been jailed for a year.
A 30-year-old man has pleaded guilty to severely injuring another man by assaulting him at an address in Lerwick last year.
Although not originally from Shetland, the Karam family moved to the islands when their daughter was four years old and her father got a job as a GP on Unst.
An investigation into how an air ambulance was sent 120 miles in the wrong direction after it was called to the aid of a sick baby has blamed an "individual staff error".
A Shetlander who admits she "is not a runner" will be striving to beat her mum when she puts her best feet forward this summer to raise much needed funds for a local charity.
A rapist who escaped justice for seven years following a sex attack was yesterday sent to prison after being snared by DNA.
The crew of a Shetland ferry has raised more than £3,000 for charity by taking a sponsored walk across the islands.
A 60-year-old man who died in a motorcycle accident in Shetland has been named.
Five pupils in Shetland were excluded in six months after being caught with knives at school, new figures have revealed.
A motorcyclist killed in a crash with a pickup truck in Shetland has been named.
Shetland will be connected to the National Grid for the first time in five years - but at the expense of island jobs at the existing power station.
A raft of new measures to protect and empower the islands have been hailed as a "historic milestone" for remote communities.
Hundreds of island patients waiting to see an NHS dentist have been told to fight to get on the list of an independent dentist.
Re-elected MP for Orkney and Shetland Alistair Carmichael has described the opportunities for the Liberal Democrats of exerting political influence on the newly elected parliament as "quite significant".
Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected as MP for Orkney and Shetland.
Shetland Amenity Trust has lost its valuable £400,000 a year contract to promote the islands as a desirable place to live and work in.
A leading children's charity has headed to the most northerly school in the country to keep children safe from abuse.
An algal bloom has been confirmed at a loch in Shetland.
A Lerwick restaurant and bar has withdrawn plans to let customers sit and drink alcohol on Commercial Street after concerns were raised by the police.
New technology has allowed cancer patients in Shetland to join in with support meetings on the Scottish mainland.
An isles activist has urged fellow politicians not to allow the latest terrorist attack to affect their election campaigning.
Residents on one of the UK's most remote islands are urgently seeking a new teacher for their tiny school.
A grief-stricken islands community will gather today to bury the first of the Manchester terror attack victims.
The dividing lines which have cut through Scottish politics since the independence referendum are as stark on the northern isles as anywhere on the mainland.
The north's police chief has been replaced after just a year in the job, it can be revealed.
A Faroese skipper has been fined £5,000 after he admitted failing to ensure five tonnes of graded herring was immediately frozen on his trawler while it was located off Whalsay in 2014.
A man from Scalloway who assaulted two other pub-goers and behaved aggressively towards a bouncer on a night out in Lerwick has been fined £400.
A man from Virkie on Shetland who refused to provide breath samples to police who were investigating possible drink driving has been banned from the road for two years and fined £1,300.